Candi Naga, part of the Candi Panataran in Blitar. A snake-like dragon circles the top of the candi. It is said that this dragon helped the gods by spinning Semeru Mountain and creating holy water.

Candi Naga, part of the Candi Panataran in Blitar. A snake-like dragon circles the top of the candi. It is said that this dragon helped the gods by spinning Semeru Mountain and creating holy water.

Meticulous work of the Indonesian ancestors more than a thousand years ago. Arjuna temple on Dieng Plateau, Central Java.

Meticulous work of the Indonesian ancestors more than a thousand years ago. Arjuna temple on Dieng Plateau, Central Java.

a relief on one of the Arjuna temples, Dieng Plateau, Central Java.

a relief on one of the Arjuna temples, Dieng Plateau, Central Java.

A stupa of Borobudur temple up close, Central Java.

A stupa of Borobudur temple up close, Central Java.

Arjuna temples on Dieng Plateau, Central Java.

Arjuna temples on Dieng Plateau, Central Java.

Prambanan temple as the background of Ramayana dance. The most magnificent backdrop we've seen on any live dance performances!   Yogyakarta.

Prambanan temple as the background of Ramayana dance. The most magnificent backdrop we've seen on any live dance performances!

Watching sunrise from across the Borobudur Temple, on Setumbu Hill. Magelang, Central Java.

Watching sunrise from across the Borobudur Temple, on Setumbu Hill.

More stupas at Borobudur temple, Magelang, Central Java.

More stupas at Borobudur temple, Magelang, Central Java.

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